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Early Childhood Education and Care, Certificate III, Melbourne Polytechnic

Australia . Cricos: 00724G

Melbourne Polytechnic

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
Certificate IIIFull-time6 monthsfind outAUD 9600 per yearAUD 11100 per year

About Early Childhood Education and Care, Certificate III - at Melbourne Polytechnic

Make a real difference in early childhood education

This course is designed to develop your understanding of issues relevant to the children’s services sector and to enhance your practical skills needed to deliver high quality care and education to young children. You will learn first aid, how to care for babies and toddlers and how to support holistic development of children.

You will learn first aid, how to care for babies and toddlers and how to support holistic development of children.

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care allows you to work unsupervised in a room if required and as an assistant to a Diploma qualified educator.

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

For more information regarding international entry requirements, please visit: https://www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au/international-students/admissions-information/entry-requirements/

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